Cancer

Clinical insights, innovative procedures, and tips for helping to prevent and treat cancer

  • Preparing for a colonoscopy? Read this first.

    Preparing for a colonoscopy? Read this first.

    March is colorectal cancer prevention month. Get the answers to commonly asked questions about colonoscopies and learn how to prepare for one.

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  • From volunteer to patient: Marjorie's story

    From volunteer to patient: Marjorie's story

    Marjorie Hillson finds herself in an unexpected and meaningful journey from being a volunteer to a new patient at Swedish Cancer Institute

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  • Effects of music as medicine during bone marrow biopsy

    Effects of music as medicine during bone marrow biopsy

    A study that uses music as a medical intervention to moderate distress, anxiety, or pain during bone marrow biopsy

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  • Five essential guidelines to control infection

    Five essential guidelines to control infection

    Preventing infection is essential for patients with a weakened immune system in order to heal properly.

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  • Fear and cancer: What’s next after treatment ends?

    Fear and cancer: What’s next after treatment ends?

    The transition from cancer treatment to remission can be an anxious time. Learn how you can control the fear and anxiety

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  • Building Community Partnership: Chemo Bags of Hope

    Building Community Partnership: Chemo Bags of Hope

    Chemo Bags of Hope is a local organization that spreads hope one bag at a time to patients facing chemotherapy and radiation

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  • CAR-T cell therapy: A promising and innovative treatment

    CAR-T cell therapy: A promising and innovative treatment

    Introducing this promising and innovative treatment at SCI, CAR-T Cell Therapy is offering hope to cancer patients who have been through two lines of unsuccessful treatment.

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  • Evaluation of Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Survivors: “Surviving through Breast Cancer (VIBE)”

    Evaluation of Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Survivors: “Surviving through Breast Cancer (VIBE)”

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  • Spotlight: Dr. Krish Patel, Hematologist

    Spotlight: Dr. Krish Patel, Hematologist

    It’s important to feel comfortable asking your doctor questions, and sharing about yourself. One of our Swedish oncologists took some time to share a little bit about himself.

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  • Fall Recipe: Apple Pumpkin Shake

    Fall Recipe: Apple Pumpkin Shake

    Our Swedish Cancer Institute dietitians are in on the Fall food fun, and have provided a pumpkin recipe for your enjoyment.

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  • Help Navigating Finances when Dealing with Cancer

    Help Navigating Finances when Dealing with Cancer

    A new comprehensive financial resource is available from the Swedish Cancer Institute to help cancer patients with questions. Read more about it here.

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  • Building Community Partnership: Northwest Hope & Healing

    Building Community Partnership: Northwest Hope & Healing

    Giving the Gift of Hope: Having cancer is hard enough. Paying for everyday basics shouldn't be.

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  • Healing Music Playlist | On-demand healing music at your fingertips!

    Healing Music Playlist | On-demand healing music at your fingertips!

    Creating & listening to music playlists is fun, but did you know it can be therapeutic? Here are some tips from a Board-Certified music therapist, to help fight cancer by finding just the right mix.

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  • Getting to know the Swedish Hereditary Cancer Clinic

    Getting to know the Swedish Hereditary Cancer Clinic

    An interview with a gene detective. What you should know about genetic counseling and testing when impacted by cancer.

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  • Spotlight: Acupuncture for Cancer Patients

    Spotlight: Acupuncture for Cancer Patients

    Medical acupuncture is an effective way to help manage pain for cancer patients. Learn more about Dr. Rudolf, and the Swedish Pain Services team.

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  • Emotional Healing After Cancer

    Emotional Healing After Cancer

    There is a lot wrapped into the word “survivor”, when related to cancer. Our Swedish Cancer Institute survivorship team helps you begin to navigate it all here.

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  • Breast cancer prevention: The good news

    Breast cancer prevention: The good news

    Breast cancer prevention starts with knowing your risk. Routine mammography screening and self-breast exams are key components of every woman’s health, regardless of risk.

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  • Spotlight: Music Therapy at Swedish Cancer Institute

    Spotlight: Music Therapy at Swedish Cancer Institute

    Our very own music therapist, Betsy Hartman, shares her knowledge and experience on the positive benefits of using music therapy as part of the psychosocial oncology care.

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  • After Cancer Treatment Surveillance: Lymphedema

    After Cancer Treatment Surveillance: Lymphedema

    Lymphedema is swelling that occurs in the arms or legs and can be caused by surgery, radiation therapy or by injury or infection.

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  • Green Goddess Buddha Bowl

    Green Goddess Buddha Bowl

    Eating healthy can be tasty! Buddha Bowl: a light, healthy and delicious meal comprised of a whole grain, lots of vegetables, protein of your choice and to top it off, a flavorful sauce.

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